Malda : The Special Task Force (STF) of West Bengal Police arrested a couple with 2.5 kg heroin in Malda district of the state on Wednesday night. According to the STF, the market value of the seized drugs is around Rs 12 crore. The accused have been identified as Golam Mustafa (27) and Riya Shafeen (20).

Consequently, an FIR has been registered against the suspects at the English Bazar police station. STF sources further said that the accused couple came from Lalgola in Murshidabad and got down from the train at Malda Town station on Wednesday night. They were carrying 2.5 kg heroin procured from Northeast India. The heroin was hidden in a plastic packet on a music system they were carrying. After this the couple was arrested.